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AP-UT--Utah News Coverage Advisory - 8:30 am, UT

June 8, 2018

Good morning. Here’s an early look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Utah.

Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to Brady McCombs at 801-322-3405 or bmccombs@ap.org.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date. All times are Mountain.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.


PARK CITY, Utah — He once called Donald Trump “a con man,” but Mitt Romney now predicts that Trump would “easily” win his party’s presidential nomination in 2020 and “solidly” win a second term. By Steve Peoples. SENT: 450 words, AP Photo.



WASHINGTON — The Trump administration says in a court filing it will no longer defend key parts of the Affordable Care Act, including the requirement that people have health insurance and provisions that guarantee access to health insurance regardless of any medical conditions. SENT: 560 words, AP Photo.



SANDY, Utah — Alex Morgan scored on a header in the 57th minute and the U.S. national team beat China 1-0 in an exhibition match Thursday night. The teams also will meet Tuesday night in Cleveland. SENT: 315 words, AP Photos.


— SCHOOL TESTING-UTAH — With a July 1 deadline looming, school officials in Utah will ask the federal government for a one-year reprieve from a requirement that 95 percent of students participate in statewide testing.

— INTRUDER KILLED-UTAH — Authorities say a woman was shot and killed after apparently breaking into a Utah home.


AP is moving election test reports for the June 26 Utah primary election on: 

June 11, 13, 14 (Mon, Wed, Thu) 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. MT (1:30-2:30 p.m. ET) 

June 18, 20, 21 (Mon, Wed, Thu) 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. MT (1:30-2:30 p.m. ET)  

June 25 (Mon) 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. MT (1:30-2:30 p.m. ET)  

These tests are NOT for publication, broadcast or use online. 

Additional information is available in the election testing advisory found in advisory queues: BC-UT_Utah Primary Election Testing, Advisory.


If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to apsaltlake@ap.org. If you have photos of regional or statewide interest, please send them to the AP state photo center in New York, 888-273-6867. For access to AP Exchange and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org

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